The criminal justice system is heavily impacted by the bias of a police mentality, as well as outdated judicial precedents.
While the Frederick County Conservative Club applauds anyone or any group that exercises their First Amendment right to peaceful protest, we must speak out against the protest that occurred on April 9. On that date, a mob protested a perceived injustice and destroyed private and public property.
The Democrat super-majority in the Maryland General Assembly has now passed a veto-proof law to strip police officers of important legal rights while performing in an official capacity.
With apologies to Charles Dickens, this is another tale of two cities. Many years ago, I was fortunate to live in the beautiful and welcoming city of Minneapolis. Some of the state’s 10,000 lakes are located within the city limits as are several lovely parks, and at that time, a shopping dis…
Our American ideals, customs, Bill of Rights and Constitution are being threatened to the extent of reducing the rights, freedoms and privileges we have enjoyed for over 230 years.
We have known Steve Domotor for over 20 years. Our kids grew up together. Our families still gather in summer around the grill for backyard barbecues, allowing us the opportunity to really know Steve. We are confident that he will do an outstanding job serving on the Town Council as we move …
Over 20 percent of the U.S. adult population has a diagnosable mental health condition. Suicide is now that second leading cause of death among people in this country between the ages of 10-34. Most of us are, therefore, somehow impacted by mental illness by having a family member, friend, c…
Join me in voting Larry Hushour for mayor of Mount Airy. Larry and our family have been residents of Mount Airy for over 20 years. In that time we have gotten to know and worked alongside many on everything from MAYAA soccer, LOUYAA cheerleading, boy and girl scouts, LHS marching band, and T…
Mr. Wolinsky’s letter (Two flaws with the argument for secure borders, March 27) mischaracterizes my letter on secure borders as an angry, xenophobic and hateful attempt to shut people out of our country. He also took issue with my not having addressed those who suffer outside our borders. P…
The city of Frederick has a new chief of police, a new person to head the new Division of Housing and Human services and a proposed new equity program administrator position.
I saw recently that town Councilman Larry Hushour is running for mayor. The town of Mount Airy would be lucky to have him. As a U.S. Naval Academy graduate and naval aviator, he knows what it means to serve and to do so honorably.
My thanks to the Frederick News-Post for allowing me space to offer a sincere goodbye to my adopted hometown. I must mention my friend George Delaplaine and his now retired Frederick News and Frederick Post teams, with whom I had more than 43 years of professional and personal relationships.
Frederick city officials have given a cursory review to a $238,000 report about alleged discrimination in the way the city conducts procurement from one of the better known consultants in the race-gender grievance industry. The report is apparently seen as justifying a move away from the pre…
I'm sure some of the bills proposed by the Annapolis delegation in Tuesday's article "Local delegates face time crunch to get bills passed before session ends" are beneficial.
“Always leave people and places a little better than you found them." Isn’t that something we all should aspire to? The art and heart of public service has been modeled for me for as long as I can remember by so many members of my family. And those models have inspired me to seek to serve th…
I believe I’m very qualified to recommend a man running for Mount Airy Town Council — Steve Domotor. I worked directly with Steve on an essential town project and can personally attest to his effective leadership and love of this town.
The cleanup of the old Joe Free farm has just begun for the construction of the Free and Medwid development to include 101 town homes off of Tuscanney Drive next to the Walnut Ridge development.
It is crucial that people in Frederick County get vaccinated as soon as possible. To help achieve this goal, The Frederick News-Post should expand its “COVID-19 Frederick County by the Numbers” dashboard by breaking out hospitalizations, ICU and death totals into two numbers each: those who …
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- A time to lead or time to leave
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- Inching closer on long journey to equity
- The problems that are hurting America
- A few bumps along the reopening path
- Kudos for police reform passing in Maryland
- Time to legislate out the hypocrisy
- The fading voices of the Orioles
- Musings on local politics
The picture on the second page of Friday's News-Post revealing President Joe Biden's first cabinet meeting was perfect. What a contrast to the crowded menacing arrangement we regularly witnessed during the administration of our last President.
The Tuesday front-page article ("Gov. Thomas Johnson High to get artificial turf field") and daily poll question treat the installation of artificial turf at some high school fields as a good thing. It is not.
Recently, the Frederick County Board of Education considered a policy that provides guidelines for teaching controversial topics across the curriculum. So-called Policy 516 defines controversial issues as “a point or matter about which there exists significant opposing viewpoints and/or mult…
I recently read a story in the Frederick News-Post that discussed a drive-in theater coming back to Frederick. Numerous people commenting expressed that they had concerns about the lack of closed-captioning available.
I am writing in response to the article titled “Business community mourns Viniferous owner Bob Kannor,” published in your newspaper on March 23. I’m a Frederick local who happened to find this article and I found it to be (though sad in nature) inspiring at heart.
I write as both a mother with three children in Frederick County public schools and as a psychiatric nurse practitioner who practices in the Frederick community.
After reading the Opinion piece, “Was the Capitol attack sedition? Pay attention to what the statute says”, in the March 29 News-Post, I feel that I need to thank Mr. Litman because I better understand what sedition is.
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